Travel Blogs from Yogyakarta
... told the plane was delayed. Thank goodness! Vowing never again to leave it under three hours to get to the airport, we waited for our flight to Lombok. Eventually we were let on, and the flight itself was fine, being only 80 minutes long. We had arrived in Lombok...
I hope that everyone is happy, heathly, and still enjoying the blogs somewhat. Sorry they have been so slow, we have been busier than I ever could have imagined.
Lots of love as always, Emma and Tom xx
mall from where I managed to find my way to the hotel and their swimming pool.
One more night here and I will be in the country till the last 2 nights.
This week went well, the teaching was hard work but fun,
some of our graduates from February taught after a bit of coaching. They did a
I am sleeping every night in another bed but all of them are
good, the rooms look clean at least as far as I can see which is ...
... gave us great views. We watched a great sunset from their. We chilled on the roof top and enjoyed some of the hotel food, as we couldn't be bothered to go out! Mark enjoyed his first Indonesian beer - Bintang.
Afterwards I had a mammoth talking session, as my 3 phone contact allows me to talk in Indonesia as if I am in the UK, so I ring my parents, Helen and Jessica. After so much talking I'm shattered and flop into bed. ...
... group photos, surfing crowds of ****wits jamming themselves past each other on crowded steps and seeing more hindu templism. There's a queue for hardhats in the central tower as everyone is ******* about getting pictures of themselves in them in the area past the security gate rather than seeing anything historical. Queue isnt moving and the sun is unbearable so we stick to the outer ones. Minion hat shots all over the place, and then again get directed to walk past a bunch ...
... how Batik art was performed. He was so nice infact that he negotiated a couple Bicak's to take us there from near the Sultan's Palace at the regular Indonesian fare. Of course the Bicak drivers tried it on when we got to the school demanding three times what was originally agreed... The Batik school was pretty good and we watched a demonstration of Batik art and presentation. We bought a particularly stunning piece of Batik art by ...
Other places to stay in Yogyakarta
Jalan Prawirotaman I/15a, Yogyakarta | Hotelfrom $17
Jl. Gerilya (Jl. Prawirotaman) MG III/595, Yogyakarta | Hotelfrom $11
Jl. Prawirotaman 2 No.71, Yogyakarta | Hotelfrom $19
Jalan Prawirotaman 1. No 40, Yogyakarta | Hotelfrom $10
Jl. Prawirotaman 37, Yogyakarta | Hotelfrom $12